Hydrograph is a Graphical Representation of

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 22nd, 2022

Hydrograph is a graphical representation of

  1. Runoff and time
  2. Surface runoff and time
  3. Groundwater flow and time
  4. Rainfall and time

Answer: A. Runoff and time

Hydrograph is a graphical representation of runoff and time.

Solution

Hydrograph is a graphical representation of runoff and time. It is a continuous plot instant discharge vs time. 

Detailed analysis of hydrographs are necessary to forecast flood forecasting and design of hydraulic structures. The shape of the hydrograph depends on various factors: 

  • Rainfall distribution
  • Catchment size
  • Intensity of rainfall
  • Duration of rainfall
  • Drainage 

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